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When are the Oscars on Television?

The 85th annual Academy Awards: Where and when to watch, who will win, who is hosting and more need-to-know info.

When are the Oscars on Television?

Will Lincoln or Argo win Best Picture in the 85th annual Academy Awards?

Will Ben Affleck go home with a Best Director statue?

Will Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence win Best Actor and Best Actress?

The 2013 Oscars will be on television locally on ABC 7 (WJLA) at 8:30 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Feb. 24. The "preshow" (also known as the red carpet) begins at 7 p.m.

See all Oscar nominees here.

WJLA's Arch Campbell and Cynne Simpson will be covering the show live from Hollywood.

The 2013 Academy Awards host is Seth MacFarlane.

Lovers of the annual award show can play My Picks and predict who they think will win on  the Oscars website. Players can challenge their friends and watch the game update in real time during the show. 

For tips on who might win, see the Los Angeles Times' Oscar Buzzmeter 2013.

Not in Hollywood? Join Patch for an Oscars Live Chat.

Looking to discuss which designer gown is the best, or who should've really won Best Picture? 

Patch readers can come join us right here for an Oscars Live Chat with our very own Cinema Siren and local Patch editors starting at 7 p.m. Sunday.

We'll talk about the fashion, the films, the host, and the winners and losers. Click the link here and bookmark it so you can come back Sunday to hash out the awards live with us. 

See all the Oscar nominees and read Cinema Siren's take on who was picked and who was left out in her recent column, Cinema Siren's Observations of the 2013 Oscar Nominations. 

There's Still Time to Catch Oscar Nominated Movies

Still hoping to catch one of the nominated films on the big screen? Many local theaters are still showing them. 

Close to McLean, the  AMC Tysons 16 is showing: 

• Zero Dark Thirty
• Silver Linings Playbook
• Argo

The Angelika Film Center in the Mosiac District in Merrifield is showing:

• Zero Dark Thirty
• Silver Linings Playbook
• Lincoln
• Argo

In Arlington, the Regal Ballston Common Stadium 12 is showing:

  • Django Unchained
  • Lincoln
  • Argo
  • The Hobbit

So who do you think will take home an Academy Award this year? Tell us in the comments.

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